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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Elizabeth Sellars


Previously coded MUS1990


Students prepare for a repertoire examination on their chief instrument. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons, small group consultations and workshops. Students are required to take part in an ensemble or composition workshop as a hurdle requirement. There is a written component of 2400 words


Students completing this unit will demonstrate a greater understanding of research based performance or composition.


Written work: 35%
Performance exam or composition: 65%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Paul Watt

Contact hours

One x 1 to 2hr tutorial per week and one individual lesson per week (please note that each specialisation has different lesson plans)
Students who are repeating this unit will be offered a maximum of 6 individual lessons.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study



Students who fail this unit will need permission from their instrumental coordinator in order to repeat the unit.